Lucerne and Pilatus

We started the day by talking a walk in the historic old town section of Lucerne around the river Reuss. We then took the boat to Alpnachstad where we boarded the world’s steepest cog railway up to the top of Pilatus. We enjoyed a mix of beautiful scenery and being completely enveloped by clouds. Afterwards, we headed back down via aerial tram and gondola. We returned to Lucerne by bus to end the day.

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Gornergrat to Trockener Steg

While we’ve been lucky to have beautiful weather during the last two days while we’ve been by Zermatt, today the weather turned for the worse. Lots of clouds! In the afternoon, the Matterhorn was no longer visible for the first time during our time here. We ended up taking the train from Gornergrat to Zermatt and then the gondola and aerial tram up to Trockener Steg. We ended up doing a short hike and then returning to Zermatt as the weather wasn’t getting any better.

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